Watford captain Troy Deeney has defended Paul Pogba and offered an intriguing insight into how opposition teams view the Manchester United midfielder.
Pogba has come in for some heavy criticism throughout his time at United, with his commitment to the club questioned in the midst of an injury-hit 2019-20 campaign which has come off the back of a summer in which he sparked speculation about his future at Old Trafford.
In an interview with The United Stand – in which he also rubbished criticism of Anthony Martial – Deeney defended Pogba, saying new hero Bruno Fernandes would also question his future at the club had they just finished sixth and failed to reach a cup final.
The Watford striker also revealed that when Pogba came off the bench against the Hornets earlier in the season “everyone on our team went, ‘Oh sh*t.'”
Everything Troy Deeney said regarding the Pogba situation was spot on.
— Tom (@CynicalLive) April 3, 2020